MENLO PARK, Calif. - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is not building a phone or an operating system.
Rather, Facebook is introducing something that's a lot deeper than an app.
It's called "Home" because it's on the home screen of any Android phone.
The software will allow users to skip using apps to get to services such as Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook Camera.
With "Facebook Home," those features will simply be part of your home screen.
The software will be available for download beginning April 12.
AT&T will be the first carrier in the United States to offer it.
Zuckerberg said users can have an experience on Android phones that they can't have on other platforms. The new product is a family of apps designed around people's Facebook connections.
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